Teams selected for lowcostholidays.ie Men’s Winter League

There has been a tremendous entry for the lowcostholidays.ie Men’s Winter League which will tee off next Sunday and run until February 15.

The 102 players who have entered have been assigned to 13 teams by the Tournament Committee who have also selected a captain for each of the team. Twelve teams have eight members and one team currently has six but a waiting list has been set up and members wishing to play in the League should contact the Pro Shop with their name and handicap.

All team members are asked to ensure that they are available on February 15 in the event of their team making the final as the winners of the first lowcostholidays.ie Men’s Winter League will be decided on that day when the top two sides face off in a matchplay event.

The lowcostholidays.ie Men’s Winter League is being run in conjunction with the normal Sunday Single Stableford competition and the emphasis is on fun so nobody should get too upset about team allocations, although all look very competitive.

The teams are all named after lowcostholidays.ie destinations and are as follows:

Australia: Maurice Murphy (1), Maurice Soraghan (9), Trevor Giff (12), Len Mullins (13), Pat Davis (16), John McCann (16, Capt), Michael Byrne (21), Eddie McMullin (28).

Canada: Eddie Rogers (1), Chris Murden (10), Seamus Bailey (12), Michael Stewart (13), Sean Ward (15), Brian Ward (16, Capt), Joe Flanagan (19), Aubrey Halley (25).

Caribbean: Peter Rogers (1), Michael Coburn (7, Capt), David Murden (12), Gerry Clarke (13), Vincent Murphy (15), Tom Clarke (18), George Rogers (18), Brendan Cleary (22).

Greece: Eoin Doohan (2), E.J. Hanratty (9), Kevin Barry (11), Martin Byrne (12), Dessie Ward (12), Martin Farrelly (14), Michael Hamilton (16, Capt), Pat Boland (19).

Malta: Neal Mackell (4), Austin Shaw (7), Paddy Duffy (12), Brian Mernagh (13), Michael Keating (14, Capt), Gerry Byrne (17), Denis Ryan (19), EJ Shortt (24).

Portugal: Ciaran Traynor (4), Sean Hession (10), Jim Rowland (11, Capt), Brendan Reilly (12), Fergal McKenna (15), Brian Owens (16), Eugene Hanratty (17), Padraic McDonnell (20).

Spain: John Conlon (5), Niall McCaul (7, Capt), John Neary (12), Gerry O’Keefe (13), Ollie Reilly (14), Pat Watters (16), Colm Garvey (20), Conor Byrne (22).

Thailand: Brian Reneghan (5), Gerry Murray (7), Liam Mernagh (11, capt), Tommy Renaghan (13), Larry Soraghan (15), Peter McCaughey (16), Sean Quigley (18), John McLoughlin (24).

Turkey: Clem Walshe (5), Declan Muckian (10), Ciaran Arthurs (12), Tom Wall (13), Dan Prenty (15), Davy Lawrence (16, Capt), Tom Lanigan (19), Hugh Reilly (22).

USA: Billy Cairns (6), Jim Dwyer (9), Ciaran Dunne (12), Gerard Daly (13), Pat Cole (15, Capt), Nigel Giff (17), Ray Pepper, Ronan Dennedy (27).

Italy: Terry Conlon (6), Eddie Rocks (8), Barry Grennan (12), Francis McGuigan (13), Michael Kelly (14, Capt), Noel McGuinness (17), Benny O’Shaughnessy (19), Bill McCarthy (26).

France: Stephen Keenan (6), Denis Cunningham (10), Pat Curran (12), Paul O’Callaghan (13, Capt), Barry Cullen (14),  John Morrisson (16), Dermot Duffy (20), John McErlean (22).

Egypt: Connor McCaughey (6), Neil Mullooly (8), Brendan Keane (11), Eddie Sheridan (13, Capt), Joe Garvey (16), Jim Dearey (18).

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